THE PRO PATRIA PROJECT
GRIGOR Robert Renton
9/143, Lieutenant Colonel, Otago Mounted Rifles

CITATION
Distinguished Service Order
Gazetted 3 June 1916, p5570
For distinguished service in the field (Gallipoli), Commanded the Regiment in the attack on Bauchop's Hill on the night 6/7th August after Lieutenant Colonel Bauchop had been wounded.

Mention in Despatches
Gazetted 28 January 1916, p1210
In connection with the operations described in Gen Ian Hamilton's despatch of 11 December 1915

Mention in Despatches
Gazetted 13 July 1916, p6956
For distinguished and gallant service rendered during the period of General Sir C. Munro's command of the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force.

AWARDS
Distinguished Service Order
1914-15 Star
British War Medal
Victory Medal
Mention in Despatches (2)
Colonial Auxiliary Forces Decoration
Colonial Auxiliary Forces Long Service Medal
New Zealand Long and Efficient Service Medal
New Zealand Volunteer Service Medal

NOTES
Born November 1872, Inchclutha, New Zealand
Died 25 October 1955, Balclutha, New Zealand